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Definition of "adamance" [adamance]

  • The quality of being adamant (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "adamance" in a sentence
  • "Doug told him that it was all right if he watched TV downstairs or made himself food in the kitchen, but Billy declared with an adamance that surprised them both that he would not go downstairs until they returned."
  • "To tell the truth, it was due to my husband's adamance several years ago that I finally gave up and cleaned out the bridesmaid's gowns and leftover college dance dresses that I had stored for years upon years, a process that was as painful to me as having a tooth extracted."
  • "Her adamance came not from any contempt for nurses -- her mother had sent three kids to college and helped countless people in Grand Forks, North Dakota, as an RN."